Nika Knight, staff writer
A Monsanto sign on a manufacturing site in Belgium.
Monsanto accepted Bayer's $66 billion takeover offer—the largest all-cash deal ever—on Wednesday morning. While anti-trust agencies around the world review the proposed mega-merger, environmental and consumer advocates roundly condemned the creation of what will be the largest pesticide and GMO corporation in the world.
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Residents will have a chance to vote on November 8 on a non-binding referendum on the experiment, which would release anywhere from 20 to 100 GM mosquitoes per person on the island—but the Mosquito Control Board will have the final say. (Photo: Jessica Glenza/ Guardian)
Residents of the Florida Keys are up in arms over a plan to release genetically...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Experiments involving genetically engineered animals have nearly tripled in...